How to Apply

Due to the current situation, the application deadline has been extended to 20th August 2020.

Please read all information carefully before making an application for the winter term 2020/2021!

Application procedure

Online Registration
In order to check whether you fulfil the entry and admission conditions you have to register online at the latest by 20th of August 2020, 23:59 o´clock Central European Time. During the registration you will be requested to enter your contact details and to upload documents proving your aptitude:

  • Application form (to download the application form click here)
  • Certificate of Bachelor study programme,
  • Transcript of records,
  • Proof of English proficiency (e.g. TOEFL, IELTS, German “Abitur”, etc.),
  • Content of modules (courses) taken in Cell and Molecular Biology (4 CP) or in Biochemistry (4 CP) or in Biopsychology (4 CP) or in Physiology (4 CP) and/or anatomy/neuroanatomy, at least 2 credit points from practical experience should be available.

Documents in languages other than English or German have to be certified translated by a sworn translator. Documents in languages other than German or English will not be accepted. In case you have not completed your Bachelor programme yet, an interim certificate with at least 80% of examination and study achievements has be submitted instead. After saving, entered and uploaded information can be changed later on.

To start your online registration please click here.

It is not necessary to submit your documents by airmail anymore!

Application time frame is from May 15th until August 20th 2020. 

For technical reasons, registration is only possible between the 15th of May and the 20th of August. Please note that early registrations cannot be processed.

After the deadline of application has passed, a ranking order is compiled on the basis of the final grades of all applications. The final grade is taken into account to the second decimal place. If grades are the same, places on the ranking list are decided by lot. The final grades for foreign applicants will be converted on the basis of the "Modified Bavarian Formula".

For your information: one study place is reserved for suitable candidates from non-EU/EEA states (EU = European Union; EEA states = Liechtenstein, Iceland, Norway).

In case your application is selected, you will receive corresponding notification (∼ end of August 2020). This notification contains details about the enrollment process. If you fail to enroll in time - this will be considered like a rejection of your study place. Then the study place will be allocated to the next candidate on the ranking list. If an applicant is not admitted to the study programme, he or she will be notified in electronic form.

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Advisor Applications

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Dr. rer. nat Manuel Marx

C. & O. Vogt-Institut für Hirnforschung
Building: 97.36
Floor/Room: 3.039
Phone +49 211 81-06103

Coordinator

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Anna Stössel

C. & O. Vogt-Institut für Hirnforschung
Gebäude: 97.36
Etage/Raum: 3.045
Phone +49 211 81-06101
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